PDF4NET Releases

Released: May 1, 2024

Updates in 14.0.2

Features

  • PDF4NET
    • Added support for setting the redacted pixels color to specific values, when possible.

Fixes

  • PDF4NET
    • Checkbox export value cannot be changed when old export value contains spaces.
    • Some flow documents cannot be tagged automatically.
    • Some images cannot be decoded.
    • Textbox field font specified in /DA entry does not appear in field's resources (/DR dictionary).
    • JPEG2000 images that contain only the code stream box cannot be decoded.
    • Text cannot be extracted from page because of...

Released: Apr 1, 2024

Updates in 14.0.1

Fixes

  • PDF4NET
    • Text is not extracted correctly from PDF file.
    • Some documents with optional content cannot be loaded.
  • PDF4NET.Render
    • Pages are not rendered correctly when using an intermediary render list.

Released: Mar 1, 2024

Updates in 14.0.0

Features

  • PDF4NET
    • Support for PDF structure compression when saving PDF/UA files.
  • PDF4NET.Render
    • Multi-threaded PDF to image conversion.
    • Layer visibility in PDF to image conversion.
    • Improved performance in single-threaded PDF to image conversion.
    • Save rendering surfaces as images.
    • Exception in now thrown when document is converted to multipage TIFF and TIFF image is larger than 4GB.

Fixes

  • PDF4NET
    • Form data cannot be exported as XML if field names include spaces.
    • Document cannot be loaded.
    • Visual...

Released: Feb 1, 2024

Updates in 13.2.3

Features

  • PDF4NET
    • Improved support for recovering streams with incorrect declared length.
    • Added support for retrieving embedded/non-embedded fonts from a PDF file.

Fixes

  • PDF4NET
    • Table content is not tagged when the table is included in a composite cell and it is split across pages.
    • Page cannot be extracted from PDF file.
    • Page's CropBox and MediaBox cannot be updated after page's Canvas has been closed.
    • Pattern is not available for extracted path visual objects that uses pattern brush or pen...

Released: Jan 3, 2024

Updates in 13.2.2

Features

  • PDF4NET
    • Optimized file size for large PDF forms that have been filled and flattened with the library.
    • Improved decoding performance for images with DeviceN colorspace with multiple channels.
  • PDF4NET.Render
    • Improved layout for CJK text that uses fonts that are not embedded in the PDF file.

Fixes

  • PDF4NET
    • Text is not redacted correctly in some situations.
    • PDFResourceOptimizer.MergeFonts does not merge fonts with encoding dictionaries.
    • Interlaced B/W PNG image is not decoded correctly...

Released: Dec 4, 2023

Updates in 13.2.1

Features

  • PDF4NET
    • Added overprint information to extracted visual objects.
    • Updated name generation for TrueType font objects.

Fixes

  • PDF4NET
    • Some B/W images cannot be decoded.
    • Encrypted PDF file with incorrect key size cannot be loaded.
    • Flow text layout fails with infinite loop if text cannot fit the available space.
    • Color information is not extracted correctly for path visual objects.
    • Some pages cannot be extracted from PDF files.
    • Flow content layout fails with infinite loop if header and footer...

Released: Nov 1, 2023

Updates in 13.2.0

Features

  • PDF4NET
    • Added the ability to export/import annotations as FDF.
    • Added the ability to export/import annotations as XFDF.
    • The PDFDocument.ID property is now writeable.

Fixes

  • PDF4NET
    • Destinations are not created for nested flow content objects.
    • Type and ClippingStyle properties are stored incorrectly in a 3D projection.
    • /BaseFont entry is generated incorrectly for some TrueType fonts.
    • The Border property is empty for circle, square and polyline annotations when loading a file in a...

Released: Oct 2, 2023

Updates in 13.1.4

Features

  • PDF4NET
    • Added support for fast RGB PNG to PDF conversion.
    • PdfFont.CosFont property is now public.

Fixes

  • PDF4NET
    • .NET and .NET Standard assemblies do not work on iOS with .NET apps.
    • Some flow content is not tagged correctly.
    • Field actions stop working when file is merged with another file that contains a field with the same name.
    • Extracted page from PDF file is blank is some situations.
  • PDF4NET.Render
    • .NET and .NET Standard assemblies do not work on iOS with .NET apps.
    • Rendering surface...

Released: Sep 4, 2023

Updates in 13.1.3

Features

  • PDF4NET
    • Added support for accent insensitive search.
    • Added support for transforming internal page structure from a list to a tree.

Fixes

  • PDF4NET
    • Text cannot be extracted from some PDF files.
    • Text is extracted incorrectly from some PDF files.
    • Some PDF files cannot be loaded.
    • Some images are merged incorrectly during PDF resource optimization.
    • Page is not extracted correctly from PDF file.
    • Encrypted PDF file with incorrect key size cannot be loaded.
    • 4bit indexed PNG image is not decoded...

Released: Aug 1, 2023

Updates in 13.1.2

Fixes

  • PDF4NET
    • Form fields cannot be added to document if form's /Fields array contains null values.
    • Acrobat does not recognize the digital signatures if the form's /Fields entry contains 'null' objects.
    • Extracted text contains additional spaces.
  • PDF4NET.Render
    • Additional characters are displayed when rendering PDF pages.